Top reasons to upgrade to Adobe® Audition® CS5.5
Native Mac OS support—Record, mix, edit, and master your audio with a powerful cross-platform audio toolset: Adobe Audition CS5.5 runs natively on Mac OS X v10.5 and v10.6 as well as on Windows® operating systems.
High-performance audio engine—Work faster with the new audio engine in Adobe Audition. From opening and saving files to processing multicore effects and simultaneously editing multiple sessions, Adobe Audition CS5.5 offers greater speed throughout the audio production process.
Roundtrip editing with Adobe Premiere® Pro—Sweeten audio for video easily. Pass individual clips and multitrack mixes from Adobe Premiere Pro to Adobe Audition for editing, or send Adobe Premiere® Pro sequences with a reference video to Adobe Audition for complete soundtrack creation.
Project exchange with third-party NLEs and popular DAWs—Easily move sessions between Adobe Audition and Avid Pro Tools using built-in OMF import and export functions in Adobe Audition. Share files with third-party NLEs via XML interchange.
Native 5.1 multichannel support® tools —Edit multichannel files and mix your projects in 5.1 surround. Adobe Audition CS5.5 includes a Surround Panner in the Mixer View, as well as a new Surround Reverb effect, and Amplify, a multichannel gain processor.
Effects workflow enhancements—Edit and play audio while adjusting settings for multiple effects simultaneously in the new modeless effects racks. Experiment with different effect settings while making selections or edits in the Waveform Editor.
Royalty-free content in Adobe Resource Central1—Use the new Resource Central panel in Adobe Audition CS5.5 to access thousands of royalty-free sound effects and other audio content that you can drag and drop directly into your creative projects.
Native audio effects—Improve performance with native support for audio effects. Effects added in Adobe Audition CS5.5 include a DeHummer, DeEsser, Speech Volume Leveler, and Surround Reverb for working with 5.1 surround projects.
Simplified XMP metadata panel—View and edit XMP metadata using a simplified interface. Support for XMP metadata includes the Broadcast WAV Format (BWF) schema, enabling automated workflows within Adobe Creative Suite® Production Premium and other radio and TV production systems.
Auto-saved XML session files—Save your sessions in the robust, flexible, and nondestructive XML format. Undo unwanted changes with the new History panel. Import Adobe Audition 3 sessions and then save them as XML.